Important COVID-19 Community Updates
We appreciate the chance to bring you up to speed on what we are learning from local and regional sources every day.
 Please dial 9-1-1 in case of emergencies only and call 847.234.2601 for non-emergencies.

Check the City's website for additional information and continue to send any inquiries to . As Mayor Pandaleon stressed, residents should stay at home unless it is absolutely necessary to leave the house.

Many staff members are working remotely and will respond to you at the earliest opportunity.
Mayor asks for Continued Participation
April 1st is 2020 Census Day!

Don’t delay, please take a few minutes to respond to the U.S. Census. Respond online at . If you have already responded to the Census, thank you for helping assure that Lake Forest has a complete count.
Home Buying Information
City staff has modified transfer tax procedures during the building closures, and has confirmed that scheduled home closings can proceed without a real estate transfer tax stamp. Modified and Temporary Real Estate Transfer Tax Procedures are in effect beginning today, April 1. Click here for full details.
How to help Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
  • Make a donation to the COVID-19 Relief Fund or by donating to the Employee Assistance Crisis Fund
  • Many individuals and organizations have offered to provide meals or non-perishable food to the staff. Since specific safety guidelines apply to these donations, please contact Kelly Callen at or 847.535.6851 to review the guidelines and schedule a drop-off location, date and time. Food can be accepted by scheduled drop-off only. Acceptable items include restaurant-prepared, individually wrapped food and most non-perishable foods. 
  • If you have other specific items you would like to donate, please first contact Marleana Cross at or 847.535.6933 to confirm the items can be used. 
Interactive Map
The Lake County Health Department released an interactive map which shares the number of residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 in each municipality. According to the LCHD website, it is best viewed on a computer. You can view the map here .
Local Resources
State/Federal Resources
The City of Lake Forest, Illinois | Website